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Intake & Check-In

Fall 2017 Intake Check-in Schedule

January 15th
January 16th
January 17th
January 18th
January 19th
University Closed
Martin Luther King Jr.  Day
Intake & Check-In
Melville Library
4th Floor, Room W4545
9:30am - 4pm
Intake & Check-In
Melville Library
4th Floor, Room W4545
12p.m. - 4pm
Intake & Check-In
Melville Library
4th Floor, Room W4545
9:30am - 4pm
Intake & Check-In
Melville Library
5th Floor, Room E5310
9:30am - 4pm


  • All new International students must complete the Immigration Intake form in accessVIS prior to Intake check in with Visa and Immigration Services

  • Bring your passport, visa, I-94 (if applicable), and all current and previous I-20s/DS 2019s

  • Those arriving to the U.S. before 8/18/2017 should report to the Visa and Immigration Services office (E5310, Melville Library) for check-in.

  • Questions? Call 631.632.4685 or email:


Undergraduate Students

Part I:  Tuesday, January 16 - Friday, January 19
During Orientation Part 1, you will be required to attend a presentation given by Visa and Immigration Services and complete your Immigration Intake.  To complete your intake, fill out the Immigration Intake form on accessVIS. You will be assigned a time to complete your check-in with VIS. 

Part 2:  Saturday, January 20 - Sunday, January 21
Orientation Part 2 focuses on acclimating students to the Stony Brook University climate, culture and community. Attendance is mandatory.

For more information, visit the office of Student Orientation and Family Program's website

Graduate Students

All new International Graduate Students must complete an online orientation.  The orientation is available in accessVIS and includes a brief video outlining your responsibilities as an F-1 student.  After viewing

the orientation, you must submit the F-1 Immigration Orientation form.  The orientation can be completed prior to your arrival in the U.S.

Graduate Welcome Reception:  Wednesday, January 17, Wang Center Chapel from 10a.m. - 12:00 pm.
Come enjoy cookies and punch and the chance to meet your VIS advisor.  The reception is optional, but we hope to see you there.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 10 in accessVIS.

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